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You will need the following system settings to make sure you can run the labs successfully.

Microsoft Windows

Only Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 are supported.

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later

Due to the complex requirements of presenting these lab content over the internet, only Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later are supported.

If you do not have IE 6 or later, you can download it here

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Screen Resolution

The labs are best viewed at a screen resolution of 1024x768 or greater. Otherwise you may experience clipping of content.

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US English Keyboard

These online labs are in US English and only support US English Language Keyboards.

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Cookies Enabled

You must have cookies enabled to run these labs.

To enable cookies, follow these steps:

  • Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • Click on the "Security" tab.
  • Click "Custom Level" button.
  • Scroll down to the "Cookies" section.
  • To enable:
    • Set "Allow cookies that are stored on your computer" to "Enable".
    • Set "Allow per-session cookies" to "Enable".
    • Click "OK" to save changes.

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ActiveX Control

The Microsoft "Virtual Machine Remote Control" Active X control is required by this site. If you do not have it installed, you will be asked to in step1. There are instuctions relating to this located during the install.

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Connecting to the labs require that you have port 443 open. Please see your network administrator for assistance.

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